The BSF Cycle Rally, continuing its journey along the Indo-Bangladesh border of Meghalaya reached East Khasi Hills today. Nineteen cyclists are on their way to cover a distance of 2000 km from Tripura to South Bengal.
The rally is carrying the message of patriotism and awareness on social evils such as the ill effects of drug use on their journey. It also aims to convey the message of a sense of security among the border population, and spread awareness about stopping trans-border crimes.
The cyclists were accorded warm welcome by Sh. Pannalal Lakshyaraj Singh, Offg Comdt of the Unit, local dignitaries, school children and BSF Jawans at the area of 110 BN BSF, East Khasi Hills.
A cultural programme was also organized at BOP Bholaganj by school children. Also, a BSF Documentary was screened to encourage the youths to join BSF and serve the motherland.
The aim of the cycle rally is to develop amity, instill sense of confidence and to make youths aware of consequences of drug use and Border smuggling. The cycle rally will head to Shillong on November 14 for their onward journey.